View Point, Phuket

View Point View Point, Phuket From this point can be seen the bays Kata Noi, Kata, Karon, and also Koh Poo Island. It is one of the island's best views. A large public sala, or shelter is there for visitors, and several vendors sell food, drinks, and souvenirs in the area when the weather is nice. The Viewpoint is between Kata and Nai Harn. (Go to top)

Prom Thep Cape, Phuket

Prom Thep Cape, Phuket 'Prom' is Thai for the Hindu 'Brahma' signifying puritym,and 'Thep'means 'God'.Promthep is a headland stretching is to the sea and forming the extreme south-end of Phuket. It has been a prominent feature for mariners since of early aeafarers from the sub-continent,remains of whose journey's have been found all along the Malay-peninsula's west coast. From Rawai Beach turn right and go for 2 kms. The cape has tall cliffs on the south, and sas former-ly called by local villagers 'Laem Jao' (The gods'Cape). From the clffs runnng down to the boulders at the sea swirl in the diip water and breakers harl themselves in vain against the rocky point: it is one of Phuket's most From Promthep Cape, which is the most beautiful place to catch Phuket's famous sunset, a road leads northwest to Nai Harn Beach.
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Patong Beach, Phuket

Patong Beach, Phuket This is Phuket's central tourist and night time entertainment district. Over the year, Patong has turned from a fishing village into one of the island's two cities. The famous bay and 4 km. beach remain as they were, with development limited to the area back of the beach road. There, however, virtually every kind of entertainment imaginable awaits visitors, with bars catering to every nationality. Live music can be found in many places, and there are also discotheques. Accommodations range from budget to five-star. Shopping opportunities appear to be endless. Whatever one's culinary disposition, a restaurant catering to it will be found. In addition, there are many tour companies waiting to help visitors plan their vacations. (Go to top)

Cholang Temple, Phuket

Cholang Temple, Phuket is about 8 kms.outside town, Take Vichit Songkram Rd.to to Bypass Rd.and turn left,and drive for about 10 mins.Wat Chalang will be on your left.This is where stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Ahngyee,or Chinese Coolie, Rebellion in 1876 during the reign of Rama V. There are also statues of Luang Por Chuang Por Chuang,and Luang Por Gluam,other monks, who were abbots of the temple during later times,and who are the objects of respect and recipients of offerings by Phuket people genarally. (Go to top)

Phuket Aquarium

Phuket Aquarium is one of the units under the control of the Phuket Marine Biological Center, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The aim of the aquarium is to provide knowledge on the diversity of fresh water plants, fish and of coastal and marine life. It is also a source of marine scientific news and information. The exhibition of underwater life is displayed in tanks which are as beautiful as the natural environment; including sandy beach, rocky shore, coral reef and mangrove habitats. (Go to top)

The Two Heroines Monument

The Two Heroines Monument: The life-size statues of heroic sisters, Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sri Soontorn, stand side by side on this decorated marble plinth located at Tha Rua. Built by local residents, and opened on 23 May 1967, an annual fair commemorates the bravery of these two girls who were instrumental in the defeat of the Burmese in 1785. By disguising hundreds of women in army uniforms and parading them through the town, they tricked the enemy into believing that they were troop reinforcements from Bangkok. This eventually forced the Burmese to withdraw. (Go to top)

Coral Island, Phuket

Coral Island, Phuket or Hey Island This island of Phuket's south coast is so well known for its coral reef that it is often referred to simply as Coral Island. in addition to the splendid reefs there are two fine beaches on the north and west. Hey island is part of a marine preserve, but accommodations, restaurant, various watersports, and diving are all available. Boats leave from Rawai beach and Chalong bay. There are also package tours available.
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Phi Phi Islands, Krabi

Phi Phi Islands, Krabi The name is derived from Malay, and the original was Pulao Piah Pi, wherein pulao is the Malay word for island, and pi, pornounced with only a half p sound, was very close in pronunciation to the English word be; the ah was eventuslly dropped, so the name was said something like Bi Bi. Later the p was prononced with a stronger aspiration and the name become the Pi Pi we know today(the h with which it is usually spelled is confusing and superfluous). The name refers to the mangrove wood found there. Six Islands are in the group; Phi Phi Don,Phi Phi Ley, Biddah Nok, Biddah Nai, Yung, and Pai; total area is 42 square kilometers, They were incorporated into the national park in 1983. (Go to top)

Similan Islands, Phang-nga

Similan Islands, Phang-nga : A group of 9 small islands 50 kms. off the west coast of Phang-Nga in the Andaman Sea. It can be reached in about 10 hrs by boat from Phuket or 4 hrs from Thap Lamu Port or Takua Pa in Phang-nga. From north to south in order the islands are: Koh Bon, Koh Ba Ngu, Koh Similan, Koh Pahyoo, Koh Miang (two islands), Koh Pahyan, Koh Payahng andKoh Hu Yong. (Go to top)

Phang-Nga Bay, Phang-nga

Phang-Nga Bay, Phang-nga (Phang-Nga Bay) NationalPark was declared a national park on April 29, 1981. It lies in the districts of Phang-Nga Town and Takua Thung and the total area is 250,000 rai (1 rai = 1,600 sq. meters). Most visitors are intent on viewing Phang-Nga Bay's bizarre landscape, which includes more than 120 singularly strange looking islands.

Places of interest within the National Park include:
- Koh Panyee
- Khao Ping-Gan
- Koh Hong
- Koh Khai
- Koh Khien
- Tahm Lod
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Amphur Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
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